The chemistry Museum

Cultural heritage : Museum 8.5/10 Très bon
Industry, Sciences and technology
family From 8 years

Situated in Jarrie, in the basement of the Jouvin house since 1987. It recounts the story, the techniques and the applications of the chemical industry in the agglomeration of Grenoble.

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It gathers industrial machineries, laboratory appliances, documentary pictures and pictures.
The museum recounts Marcel Deprez experience who succeeded in carrying an electric current which was generated by a hydraulic turbine from the Jarrie railway station to the grains covered market in Grenoble.
An incredible “special fabrications” room unveils the manufacturing process of synthetic gems thanks to the Verneuil's process.
The museum has been entirely renovated in 2000.

Stationnement Mobilité réduite à 10 mètres.
Parking pour 2 autocars à proximité (possibilité de dépose sur site).
Groupe enfant mini 5 / maxi 30
Les animaux ne sont pas acceptés sauf les chiens-guides

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Means of payment
  • Cash
  • Check

Adult: 3 to 5 €
Student: 1 to 2 €.

Pour les groupes : Réservation 3 semaines avant minimum

From 3 €

Opening periods

From 01/01 to 30/12, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st, Easter Monday, Feast of the Ascension, Whit Monday, May 1st, May 8th, July 14th, August 15th, November 1st, November 11th and December 25th.

Equipments and characteristics

  • Pets refused
  • Parking
  • Wi-fi
  • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance


Bus ligne express 3 "Grenoble-Vizille" arrêt pont de champ

  • Latitude: 45.096822
  • longitude: 5.742416


  • Station district
  • Close to a public transportation
  • Village centre
  • Lake 5 km away

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Ouvert le mardi !
Parc du Clos Jouvin accessible pour la balade dans une aire calme et arborée de 21 hectares

Activités / animations :
• Expositions d’artistes ou scientifiques temporaires
• Balade en famille (certains samedis suivant programmation)
• Ateliers scientifiques ou artistiques pour tout public
• Participations aux grandes manifestations : fête de la science, nuit des musées, fête des musées, journées du patrimoine, etc.
Pour en savoir plus, consultez l’agenda des manifestations.

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